AMA's list of must-have management skills
People come to AMA because they're ready to make changes. Changes will ultimately deliver the results needed for superior performance with more than 90 years of experience training hundreds of thousands of managers and leaders to excel in their roles.
AMA has identified this list of 6 critical manager skill sets...core competencies that are crucial to your success.
1. MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP SKILLS View Courses »
To set priorities, delegate, motivate and develop your people, coach them to become top performers and communicate objectives and goals.
2. COMMUNICATION SKILLSView Courses »
To get your point across, create a compelling presentation to support your goals and get buy-in for ideas, inspire others to achieve better results and demonstrate emotional intelligence.
3. COLLABORATION SKILLSView Courses »
So you can value and celebrate differences, build rapport, form alliances and negotiate effectively.
4. CRITICAL THINKING SKILLSView Courses »
To approach problem solving logically, research options, avoid biases and focus on meaningful data to draw the right conclusions—even under pressure.
5. FINANCE SKILLSView Courses »
To weigh the dollars-and-cents implications of your decisions—including the ability to build a sound budget and formulate reasonable forecasts.
6. PROJECT MANAGEMENT SKILLS View Courses »
To grasp the scope and objectives of projects, recognize the roles and responsibilities of others, use PM tools to stay on track and become an effective member of a cross-functional team.